For The kingfisher River Bank, Potter killed a whole family of kingfishers (and seized seven of their eggs).
The kingfisher was common; the swallows had not yet taken their flight, and in some places the sandpiper was seen upon the bank.
A kingfisher was sitting on it, when we came along, and flew off with a screech.
The only kingfisher that occurs abundantly throughout the Nilgiris is the common kingfisher (Alcedo ispida).
It was with great difficulty that kingfisher seized him and brought him to land.
Like most birds of brilliant plumage, the kingfisher prefers a quiet and secluded haunt.
He thought he had marked the spot where the kingfisher had dived into the bank.
This just suited Mr. kingfisher, and he went about his business very well content to be let alone.
The great or broad-billed jacamar is very like a kingfisher.
Mr. A. I can tell you what that bird was—a kingfisher, the celebrated halcyon of the ancients, about which so many tales are told.